Nos. 71 - 80

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A list of articles appearing in Hel Achau: Nos. 71 - 80

Compiled by Tony Davies

This is not a comprehensive index as such, rather it is more a list of articles which have been in the journal.

Title

Description

Author

No.

Page

Letter to the Editor

Follow up information about Pendref Chapel in Issue 70.

Iwan Roberts

71

5

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

31. Llangollen - Rhan 1 [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

71

9

Errors in Parish records

Concerns the Blackwell family in 1800s in the Northop / Rhosesmor area.

Bryn Ellis

71

13

The Bard, the Bees and a piece of furniture

The Bard is William Edwards from Ysceifiog in the 1800s. Reuben Williams kept the bees and the Bard would exchange furniture for a hive.

Hazel Formby

71

15

German “Hunt” in the Conwy valley

Llanrwst 'expeditionary force' involves Trefriw. Newspaper cuttings from WW1.

-

71

27

Letters from Betws y Coed

Written in 1914 by George Noble to his family in Leeds about his cycle ride in north Wales.

Colin Parry

71

29

The Cefn Chronicle

Background and a number of very varied articles that appeared in 1913, 1914, 1940 & 1945. Covers six pages.

Mair Davies Jones

71

35

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

32. Llangollen - Rhan 2 [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

72

7

Fred Dethloff, man with one leg in South Africa
and the other in Cefn Mawr

Boot repairer with a wooden leg in Cefn, late 1800s & early 1900s.

Geoffrey Crump

72

9

A first World War diary

Gunner Samuel Wainwright b. 1896, Queensferry in Royal Field Artillery. Daily entries Oct 1916 - Apr 1917. Eight pages.

Peter Redfern Metcalfe

72

14

Are you a Bellis from Holt?

Background to the name which derived from Ellis.

J Colin Jones

72

22

Letters from Betws y Coed

Second letter from George Noble to family in Leeds 1914 about his cycle ride in north Wales.

Colin Parry

72

26

William Jones, Cae Coch

Association with Cefn Bychan Baptist Chapel. Mid to late 1800s. His efforts in the building of Ministers house & vestry.

-

72

29

Building blocks to the past:Part 8 - "Diver" Hughes

Frank Hughes (1861-1919). Lived in Cefn late 1800s then Australia. Citation from London Gazette 1907 “receipt of Albert Medal for saving a life in Australia.

John Hughes

72

32

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

33. Bodfari ac Aberchwiler. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

73

8

Letters home by two Vale of Clwyd brothers from 19th century Chicago and district

1868-1873. Written by Philip and Edward Griffith. Many letters printed in full about their life in USA.

Eddie Roberts

73

18

Henry Robertson of Pale, Llandderfel

As title. A Scotsman who during the mid-1800s was instrumental in the building of railways and structures in north Wales.

Geoffrey Crump

73

27

The Williamsons of Holt

Mostly Mary Williamson 1772-1851.

Pam Lomas

73

31

The Dinwoodies from Scotland

First the origins and variations of the name, then the family in the Llanwst area from late-1800s to mid-1900s.

Nancy Dunwoodie Hughes

73

34

Arthur George Dickin

1870-1917

Sue Page

73

37

Bishop William Lloyd 1637-1710

As title.

David Williams

73

38

Don’t neglect the Ladies

14th Century. Goddard and Fettiplace following the female line

Edward Morgan

74

15

Mrs Evan Pierce (Alathea Brandon)

1880s family history

Ann Gould

74

16

Building Blocks to the past.
Part 9. Bu Farw

Journal of John Hughes. 1800s Llangollen

John Hughes

74

19

"How I crossed the Berwyn mountains" or "The importance of good luck and coincidence"

Tracing Ellis family background from 1700

Miles Ellis

74

29

Was your ancestor a purveyor of pungent odours?

Shipping along Caernarfonshire coast in 17th century. Diary of Robert Thomas

Ron Davies

74

35

Meeting the Ministers in my family tree

Edwards. As title. Dolgellau area 1700

Christina Millest

74

36

A brief look back in time

Extracts from diary of Robert Jones, farmer
and music adjudicator

Eifion Evans

74

13

Oh what a small world

1940s. Chirk. Phillips family. Shopkeeper

Sandra Bourner

74

18

Schools, Canals and Brides and a Doctor of Divinity

Account of Rev. Dr. E. K. Jones, b1863, and his wife, in Brymbo and Cefn Mawr areas

Mair Davies Jones

74

22

From Trafalgar to New South Wales

Edwards family, early 1800s and voyage on
the 'Lord Raglan'

Cynthia Rees

75

24

Welsh tea set in Canada

As title

Ann Williams

75

33

Lost paintings

Tracing watercolours of Pulford Hall and Eccleston. The Massie family

Gaenor Chaloner

75

34

In search of a nickname. Thomas Griffith Davies 1869-1939 - 'Twm Temple'

As title

Eirwyn Morgan

75

35

Building blocks to the past.
Part 9 continued. Bu Farw

Journal of John Hughes. 1800s Llangollen

John Hughes

75

37

Never underestimate will power

Wills as a source. Covering the George family from 1825

Mike George

76

18

An old photograph comes to life

As title

Elwern Jones

76

22

Mary Homsly - Her grave and history

As title. 19th century in Oregon, USA

Jeffrey Homesley

76

31

The Price connection

A global research 1880 onwards. Families Price and Roberts.

Miriam Roberts

76

33

Woes, woes and more woes!

Mid to late 1800s. Reed family of Cardiganshire

Alun Rawson-Williams

76

35

Is there a light at the end of the tunnel Mary Parry?

Her life from Llanferres to Farnworth, Cheshire. Late 1800s

Eric Cook

76

37

Ask them now

Family search. Jones. Late 1700s to present. Northop to Lancashshire.

Peter Jones

76

38

Family bible

A purchased bible of Davies family in Sontley l800s

Richard May-Miller

76

40

A cup and saucer and a ribbon plate

A story about the Laxey Wheel I.O.M. and background to the Formby family

Hazel Formby

77

14

Good Friday 1889

The flooding of a Mostyn mine and the scattering of people with list of names

Colin Parry

77

19

William W. Davies the Eglwysbach mystic

As title 1833-1906

Hefin Thomas

77

33

My links to the Kinmel family

As title. Parry family in Prestatyn and Abergele area. 19th and 20th centuries

Megan Royle

77

36

Found and lost again

Llanarmon-yn-lâl. Williams and Roberts

Beryl Lamb

77

38

A letter of 1846

Peter Jones returning from Quebec

M. W. Williams

77

39

From the burial records Marchwiel

1812-1837 Jones and Pearson family

Cynthia Rees

77

40

My fourth cousin, twice removed

The Wilcoxon family late 1800s. Coedpoeth

Annette Edwards

78

15

William Penn was a Welshman

Penn's association with Pennsylvania

Elwern Jones

78

21

Sergeant Sharp, a Flintshire policeman

As title, 1850 - 1900, Holywell

John Sharp

78

22

From Zanzibar to Virginia

The usefulness of overseas websites

Jeffrey Homersley

78

28

So near and yet so far

Part two about Mary Parry. From Mostyn to Liverpool

Colin Parry

78

30

Leave no stone unturned

Finding a trail that led to the Owen family, Llanrwst

Margaret & Bob Lundy

78

31

"The Maids of Llangollen”

As title. 18th and 19th century often referring to a book "Ladies of Llangollen"

John Hughes

78

32

What is this life?

Tramps or 'Gentlemen of the road' around Ruthin and Denbigh,1890-1950

David Williams

78

39

People who count.
1. Llangwm

People in the community in the 1800s

Hafina Clwyd

79

12

Mostyn in the 1800s

Written by John Glyn Parry (1854-1943) when 82 years old.

Colin Parry

79

16

Memorial inscriptions inside St John’s Church, Yspyty Ifan

As title

Alun Rawson-Williams

79

27

Coincidence

The Owen family. Clockmakers of Llanrwst

Bob Lundy

79

30

William Penn

As title. Relates to article in issue 78

Jeffrey Homersley

79

32

The mystery of an alias

The Simon/Hughes family of Llandudno and Flintshire

Gareth Williams

79

33

Post Office archives

Using them to find John Williams, Penyffordd in the late 1800s

Alan Williams

79

34

The good ship Isabella

Which traded between Connah’s Quay and Welsh ports from late 1800s

-

79

36

People who count
2. Llangwm (part 2)

As title

Hafina Clwyd

80

11

Richard Edwards. A black sheep from Abergele

As title. Mostly the Morris family in the 1800s

Alan Jones

80

13

My gratitude for help received

Johnson family in Wrexham from 1881

Janette Lyon

80

15

In search of an uncle

Tracing John Edwards through military records of World War 1

Eirwyn Morgan

80

17

Captain Samuel Rogers and shipping on the Dee

As title. 1864-1894 includes photograph

Arthur Roberts

80

21

An unforgettable
meeting

Links with the American side of the family who emigrated from north Wales

B. Norma Evans

80

25

Convicts to America

As title. Flintshire convicts with names transported in 1600 and 1700

Jeff Homersley

80

26

Building blocks to the past.
Part 11 - Welsh Biographies

Hughes family. 1700s and 1800s.

John Hughes

80

27

Welsh Wesleyan Methodism and Edward Jones, Bathafarn

As title

David Williams

80

30

 

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